My name is Tess and I am a freshman at UCLA. I am a neuroscience major and I love all things math and science. My strongest subjects are biology and precalculus but I have also taken several classes in calculus, chemistry, and physics and feel confident tutoring all of these. (read more)
...I first focus on making sure the student is prepared for the AFQT (qualifying test) in the 4 core area subjects of (English vocabulary, comprehension, math word problems and arithmetic knowledge).
I make sure my students are strong in all aspects of the tests, especially the algebra and geometr... (read more)
...The high scores are greater than three times the national average. What makes this even more impressive is that I only saw my students an average of 2.5 times per week (2 days one week, 3 days the next, alternating).
I was trained as a Classicist, a Chemist, and a Mathematician. I have enjoyed... (read more)
...Math and Science are far more than a collection of Byzantine formulas, even though it might be hard to realize that from the way many teachers approach the material. Instead, Math and Science are keys that let us access the sheer joy of understanding. By couching problem sets in a puzzle-solvin... (read more)
...I am NOT big on memorizing formulas, although there are a few that DO need to be memorized. I try to approach math from a logical perspective so that the formulas and functions make sense. I am especially fond of Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus (which is basically a review of all math learned to... (read more)